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Realm Of The Polar Bear - M/S Fram

Arctic Wilderness

A cruise around Spitsbergen gives you ample opportunity to explore all the aspects of this fascinating arctic island. See the great eastern nature reserves and some of the most spectacular highlights of the Arctic. We aim to take you well above the 80th parallel and placing you closer than 600 nautical miles from the Geographical North Pole. The eastern part of Svalbard is more barren and characteristically High Arctic, compared to other places that we visit with the M/S Fram.

During this voyage, you will see some of the most spectacular fjords of Spitsbergen. The eastern part of Svalbard is mainly divided into two large nature reserves and combined, they represent one of the largest and mainly untouched, wildernesses in Europe. Traversing the large fjord east of Spitsbergen will give you spectacular views of the island's east coast, with hundreds of glaciers and mountains. If we are lucky, we'll meet some of Svalbard's marine mammals like seal and walrus and wherever there is ice, there is a great chance of spotting polar bears !

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the Arctic's dramatic scenery
  • Spot sea birds, walruses, seals & polar bears
  • Regular Zodiac landings to explore the rugged shorelines
  • Comfortable cabins on-board a very comfortable expedition ship
  • Expert naturalists and guides to explain the Arctic's history and wildlife


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Realm of the Polar Bear - M/S Fram
Included meals 9 8 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Zodiac, MS Fram
1 night Premium Hotel
8 nights Premium Boat
Trip Staff
Expedition Crew, Naturalist(s)
Ship Description
The M/S Fram is a comfortable vessel for your polar exploration with modern amenities such as a fitness room, Jacuzzi and sauna. The ample indoor and outdoor public spaces are designed to ensure you enjoy the passing scenery and wildlife sightings; each table in the restaurant has scenic views and the observation lounge has panoramic windows. There’s also a selection of shore excursions to choose from, allowing you to experience as much of the polar wilderness as possible.